Within the 85dB(A) envelope hearing protection is required. Hearing
protection devices must reduce the noise reaching the auditory system to a
level below 85dB(A). These devices include earplugs, ear muffs, attenuating
helmets and headsets provided they are approved by the Surgeon General of
the United States.
Physical harm which can result from unsafe operation of this equipment is
not restricted to those which are visible. The purpose of the Hearing Pro-
tection requirement in the Scamp Procurement Spec. is to conserve the
hearing of personnel. Observe this notice and the posted caution decals on
the crane and use hearing protection where required.
Hearing Protection Required